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hall. city officials heard about her efforts and they invited her to this facility. we thought it would coincide with our efforts to get folks to recycle, it is a great educational tool. since then, we have had 95 professional artists come through. >> how has the program changed over the years? how has the program -- what can the public has an artist engage with? >> for the most part, we worked with metal and wood, what you would expect from a program like ours. over the years, we tried to include artists and all types of mediums. conceptual artists, at installation, photographers, videographers. >> that has really expanded the program out. it is becoming so dynamic right now with your vision of interesting artists in gauging here. why would an artist when to come here? >> mainly, access to the materials. we also give them a lot of support. when they start, it is an empty studio. they go out to the public area and -- we call it the big store. they go out shopping, take the materials that, and get to work. it is kind of like a reprieve, so they can really focus on their body of work. >>
her necklace, doesn't she look gorgeous? >> maybe dreams, maybe wishes do come true. so, today, we are gathered here in the heart of our city, beneath a symbol of energy and life and hope for the world. you have decorated it with peace cranes and light. wishes and dreams, and most importantly your energy. and now, on behalf of the sisters of perpetual indulgence inc, we gather this energy and strength that we may send it to the nuns above and to give it to any and all that needs its strength. to release the energy of hope that this magnificent tree represents i will ask each and every one of you if you please every time you hear me say we say... you will evoke the words of harvey milk by saying as one group you got to give them hope. now please raise your hands towards the tree of hope and we say you got to give them hope. for all lgbtq young people struggling with bullies and intolerance, we say that you got to give them hope for all transgendered people fighting to live with dignity and respect. we say you got to give them hope. for all of those who seek to protect the rights of
. last team they beat? kansas city. this raider fan offering her pairs to the victims of newtown. brady quinn picked off, leading to a grandcow ski field goal. 6-0 raiders. this 19 yarder led to the fourth field go mike goodson, strong game on the ground. spins away from one tackle. 43 of his 89 yards on theground, and this, led to a field goal. but the raiders defense did shut out the chiefs. first since 2002. tommy kelly, first sack of the season. raiders snap a six-game skid, 15-the final. >> our guys needed something where they get a little confidence, and i thought they had a great week of practice. i thought they were totally focused on what we needed to do and how we needed to play to win this football game, and i thought they did a great job executing today. >> mike: around the afc. andrew luck fighting for a wild card spot in houston. the punt blocked. the scoop and score. 23-texans. andrew luke through for 186 yards, two t.d.es, including this one to hit ton. that was not enough. texan improve to 12-2 with the victory. >> den vers sealed the afc west effects ago but have a cha
a city leader says her connecticut town is defined by acts of courage and by continuing commitment to its children. 20 young lives were lost on friday. all of them six or 7 years old. and at a vigil tonight at newtown, president obama talked about the innocent little boys and girls taken away too soon. our coverage continues with jennifer davis. she is live with the president's comforting words as well as new information on what prevented everyone more deaths on friday. jennifer. >> reporter: hi there, heather. the consoler in chief as he really was this evening spoke across the street at the high school behind me. perhaps the most emotional time during his address is as he read the names of every single young child who was murdered on friday. as he did you could hear children in the audience crying and adults just sobbing. it was certainly an indicative of just how deep the grief is in this town. the president told folks here in evening the country is not doing enough to protect the country's children and he said we must do more. >> you see now more than ever we need each other for we ar
on a city bus. >> watch what happens. >> as a woman calmly delivers her own baby. >> get out of here. >> a rider competes in a motorcross race. >> this isn't this guy's day. >> what got in his way of the title. >> remember that stolen poodle with a mohawk. >> we have a update. >> hear what led to a happy ending. >> yay! >> see why you don't want to unwrap this one. >> that is sick. ♪ >>> it's early morning, you have people on the bus in china on december 12th, this woman right here, in a pink jakt gets on the bus with her 3-year-old child. she tells the people on the bus, that i'm having stomach pains, and she's going to the hospital. she's 39 years old, and nine months pregnant. . >> does she know that? >> she does, and she's feeling she is in labor. >> jostling the baby on the bus. >> that may have something to do with it, but eventually here on the bus, her water breaks. >> the bus driver brings into action. starts flashing his emergency lights, speeding toward the hospital, you see her push her pants down. >> she just pulled the baby out of herself? >> yes. >> someone pass the
. first i would like to thank supervisor olague, in my opinion her crowning achievement is that she set an example for all the school kids in san francisco. don't tolerate bullying, even in the city and county of san francisco, ie the mayor's office doing all the bullying. the kids will remember her, that's how she will go down in her crowning achievement in my humble opinion. ide like to make it a matter of record in my opinion this board of supervisors has neglected three obvious items i've mentioned in the past. we'll see what happens next year. number one, child pornography. number two, the sex slave trade passing through san francisco. and obviously, number three, my number one project, the controversial death of a dead gay man who used to work at san francisco general in 1999, and so far nobody, and i mean nobody, is willing to even discuss his death. i guess when you're gay and you have no voice, then you're expendable. it's kind of interesting that the city of san francisco has been bypassed by the state of washington in regards to gay and related activities. so maybe that's a s
and the rights of immigrants and renters. mayor lee -- [applause] >> thank you. welcome to city hall. the people's city hall, san francisco. i want you all to note that that was such a wonderful rendition of our national anthem. please give another applause to the millennium -- melanie and her daughter. i am so excited about all of you and seen so many of you from all over our state. come to city hall anin san francisco, welcome. i would like to welcome the former secretary of transportation. [applause] thank you for being here. thank you, john, thank you. our board of supervisors comment david chiu, thank you very much. david campos, thank you for being here. he is our adopted asian brother. we have so many of our state representatives here. so many of you are here. i have spent all night announcing your names, but they did not give me the full list. i will say thank you on behalf of our city. from sacramento, los angeles, from all the communities in between, thank you for coming to our fantastic city to celebrate our asian-pacific heritage month. it is my pleasure to also provide you with a wa
. is a rower out there. and she was hit in the head by one of these darn doors in the boat house. the city is lucky she didn't filed any suit. and she was file in her complaint and the deadline had passed and couldn't have claim to medical expenses. she suffered greatly and i have seen this boat house and it's a mess. and i don't know how people survive there with the doors that don't close properly. and is the potential liability is great. i will turn the chairmanship to our vice president, i have to get on the airline, and thank you very much. >> thank you, president, torres. quickly on the lake merced item. i will ask staff, because commissioner caen is our expert on this assets. and the nature with our commission and the recreation and park's commission warrants refreshing our recollection and making transparent how we deal with real estate when we have those unique relationships. i hope we get a chance to see that policy again. and obviously we did discuss the mou but that was prior to i guess roughly $200 million bond that just passed. it's good to get back on the agenda. i have a sp
particularly for one person, who impressed me tremendously for her gutsy vote for sheriff ross mirkarimi to go back to work as sheriff of this city. christina olague, you were appointed into the position. you took a risk, and i admire you for your principle, rather than the political part of it. thank you very much. and i wish you all the very best. and i'm so glad i was here tonight because i heard a lot of wonderful things. i've never talked top pu i've never met you. i've never even crossed the aisle with you, you know, anywhere. so thank you so much. and i wish you all the very best. and supervisor kim, i was very much surprised. thank you for your vote. supervisor avalos and supervisor campos, i always thought, from the very beginning, because all we needed was just two supervisor votes, to bring him back as sheriff. thank you so very much. and i'm -- asked one of the sheriffs here this evening, i think he's gone now, how is sheriff ross mirkarimi's doing, and he said he's doing wonderfully. i am very happy to hear that. i wish him, his wife, and their son, all the very best. happy holida
movies and honors indian people like tonight? this is a great, great honor to be here in city hall of san francisco. the person that nominated me for this award is laverne roberts. maybe some of you knew her as laverne morrisy. she went home to her reservation. she is piute and went to her home. where is her home? >> [inaudible] >> in earring ton nevada. we went there once and she has a beautiful house and live there is and now she is even running for the council of her tribe. laverne was going to surprise me and be here this evening, but she had an outbreak of one of her illnesses. her foot started to bleed and now she has to be on crutches for a while, so she had to turn in her plane ticket and her taxi fare, but otherwise she would have been here tonight and many of us know laverne and we would like to say a prayer that she gets better soon and can come and see us. this is for laverne. yes. please let's clap our hands for laverne. [applause] >> thank you. laverne roberts was honored here in this space two years ago. thank you laverne. and i think i can say a lot more about
for controller. john, maybe you could give her some advice. [applause] >> good evening. as we celebrate the contributions of some very important figures in our history, who have contributed to the development of our country, every state, of this great city, as we honor the achievements of the congressmen, ongoing contributions, and our mayor in san francisco. each of us could not be doing the work we are doing, that we have done, without the doors of opportunity having been opened for each of us. making sure we are developing the leaders of tomorrow as part of the integral programs of leadership development and civic engagement. the internships program is designed to prepare college students to become our future leaders. by providing them with the opportunities to work with government agencies, they develop their leadership skills, public policy experience, and broaden their civic engagement. they have demonstrated a dedication to the community, and they will continue in their engagement by working professionally with their fellow peers and mentors. warning in workshops to enhance their
and it really makes the work of our commission very important to me and very real to me as i watch her grow up. but what i get paid to do is working at levy straws and amco on the other side of the city and on the corporate affairs team there and manage the corporate sponsorship and employee engagement and i spend a great deal of time at the office thinking of womens' issues and as they resonate among our employees and men as well so it's an honor to be here thank you. >> commissioner gomez. >> hello i am concur with my colleagues it's a tremendous honor to be jointing here tonight with the police commission. i have been on the commission for about a year and a half. i was sworn in at the same time with my colleague nancy rodriquez. my day job i'm an attorney in private practice. i do estate planning and business transactions. in my service i have been on the san francisco la raza lawyers association board for several years. i just left that and while i was on that board of directors i was the liaison with the minority coalition and 30 groups that meet how to coordinate and i will be joi
, but there needs to be all sides involved and this city does that and i thank you supervisor olague for your leadership. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> i would like to thank supervisor olague for her leadership as well and call on the hearing on education and as well as housing. those are two issues that affect african-american community across the country as well as san francisco. i'm -- you know what i do for a living. i'm a homeless advocate. i advocate for homeless people and clifford hoosier has been coming to my center for two years now and a immigrant from sierra leon. if he returns to his home he will be killed. he is requesting asylum here in san francisco. he hasn't gotten s he is not here illegal. he's a harvard graduate as well. next year january 31 and i just been coming to city hall to try to get support for him as well, and that's pretty much all i have to sai. i would like him to speak for himself. >> i want to thank the commission for its work. this is my second time appearing at city hall. the first time i had the opportunity again to witness a session lik
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but this is something he stood for. this is something him and his family stood for. as i know carolyn and her work on the status of woman and miltion and trying to appear at every community event he could be to know you care about everything that happens in the city. well, milton represented that and i want to say he will always be in my heart as someone that we owe a debt of gratitude to for his civic high level of responsibility and integrity. he pushed that as part of his legacy and not only we suffer this loss and it's to remember and all of us that holds positions in the city the public expects us to the highest level of integrity and responsibility. that is the standard that the marks family has had and all of the generations, and that is something that milton himself held in high regard and he wouldn't expect anything less, and i know abbey as we have talked in celebration of his wonderful devotion to you and the family we always wanted to make sure when we talk about milton marks iii in the city is stands for integrity. it stands for transparency. we must do better and he was always abou
mom would be so prude to see the president holding my daughter, but not as proud as i am of her. the president then spoke. >> there have been almost daily reports of victims, in small towns and big cities across america. vick chims whose much of time, their only fault was being in the wrong place at the wrong time. we can't tolerate this anymore. >> as the president read the first name of each young vick testimony out loud, there were audible sobs and cries. >>> a first grader from sandy hook is the sole survivor from her class. >> she had to play dead before she could get away. >> lara spencer spoke with the pastor counseling the girl's family. >> you have a parishoner who was there. >> she ran out of the billing covered in blood from head to toe, and the first words to her mom were, mommy, i'm okay, but all of my friends are dead. >> was she the only clild in that class who survived? >> yes. of those left in the classroom, she was the lone survivor. >> what did she tell her mom? what did she see in there? >> she saw someone she felt was angry and somebody she felt was very mad
with mutual friend of ours who is a retired new york city police officer. so, you know, he taught her how to shoot, she was very responsible with the gun. she was very responsible person in general. especially in terms of safety. >> and she took the boys to the shooting range. that's been talked about. she did take them to the shooting range. >> from what i understand, yes. >> and what did you want to say about that? >> again, i guess i want to just mimic russ as far as her safety. nancy wouldn't even answer a phone or a text or even look at her text in the car. if i got in her car, it was oops, seat belt, at the first ding. or before the ding happened. so she was just very careful and cautious and responsible. and in regard to, you know, leaving anything out, as far as a gun, just -- i can't believe that she would do that. >> sebastian, what do you think? tell us about your memory. >> my memories of her, she was a very dignified woman. she had a lot of class. very proper. had a great moral compass. we just saw her, what, three weeks ago, my place, and i left and didn't say bye and she se
, they can pass a law, but the law does not solve the oblem, but creates new ones. in my city last week, there were protests in front of mcdonalds. unions want fast workers paid more. the new "new york times" put thn the front page saying mcdonalds pays her $8, but she deserves $15 #. civil ights groups, union demands a higher living wage, and they may get it. [chanting] >> the big bad union like the big bad wolf like the government use force. if they want a $15 minimum, that's what employers must pay. that sounds good to people. everyone will get a raise. the problem comes from what is not seen. i can interview the guy who got a raise. i can't interview the guy who didn't open a mcdonalds because work rules were too onerous or those never offered a job because high union paid skills protected him out of a job. we don't know who those people are. they are the unscene
are playing their final home game. they beat kansas city, the last team they beat seven weeks ago. they improved to 4 and 10. two of the four wins are against the chiefs. this young raider fan offering her prayers to the victims of newtown. third quarter and darrin mcfaden busts loose for 110 yards. his longest, this 19-yarder. janikowski's fourth field goal of the game. 12-0 raiders. the raiders defense shut out the chiefs. first shutout since 2002. his first sack of the season went to a raider's game and a soccer match broke out. 15-0 your final. >> i think our guys needed something where they get a little confidence. i thought they had a great week of practice. i thought they were focused in on what weed -- what we needed to do, and i thought they did a great job executing them today. >> our defense out played them. it is good to get a win versus a team that was struggling and coming in here. it has had a lot of success. >> it feels better when you win. denver has the afc locked up. made a statement in baltimore. he picks off joe flaco and goes 98 yards the other way. the afc a
. like that! this is how i'll do it. sarah: there you go. their final home game. they beat kansas city, the last team they beat seven weeks ago. they improved to 4 and 10. two of the four wins are against the chiefs. this young raider fan offering her prayers to the victims of newtown. third quarter and darrin mcfaden busts loose for 110 yards. his longest, this 19-yarder. janikowski's fourth field goal of the game. 12-0 raiders. the raiders defense shut out the chiefs. first shutout since 2002. his first sack of the season went to a raider's game and a soccer match broke out. 15-0 your final. >> i think our guys needed something where they get a little confidence. i thought they had a great week of practice. i thought they were focused in on what weed -- what we needed to do, and i thought they did a great job executing them today. >> our defense out played them. it is good to get a win versus a team that was struggling and coming in here. it has had a lot of success. >> it feels better when you win. denver has the afc locked up. made a statement in baltimore. he picks off joe flaco a
of educator that dawn was? >> well, dawn and i worked in the same system back in the late '90ers for the city of danbury. we were in different buildings but our paths did cross from time to time. just an incredibly brave woman who really had a glow about her. she had a vivaciousness about her. she always put children first. it was very clear in any of her interactions that i saw her or was involved with her that kids were first. for that reason alone, it doesn't surprise me that she took the steps that she took on friday. >> i think for people out there wanting to learn more about dawn and the person she was could look at her twitter feed to find out how proud she was of the school that she was overseeing now and how special the kids were to her there. as you recall your time working together in danbury, that is your town, one thing people may not know around the country is there are police officers at every school today. is that more of the presence of mind for parents or students and educators alike, and how long do you think that that presence might be necessary? >> we have officers in eve
principal. she gave her life while trying to protect her students. that ahead. >> and "saturday night live" did an incredible tribute honoring the lives of those lost in the newtown massacre. i want to leave you with the new york city children's chorus. they opened the show with silent night. "round yon virgin mother and child ♪ ♪ holy infant so tender and mild ♪ ♪ sleep in heavenly peace sleep in heavenly peace ♪ with a select terrain dial that adjusts the jeep grand cherokee's performance for specific weather and road conditions... ♪ ...even heavy snowstorms... won't keep you from getting to work. our apologies. ♪ a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physi
new business? we have been asked a dear colleague and dear friend of the puc and the city family passed away just before the thanksgiving holiday. we have been asked to adjourn in her name. and her name is teresa burke. can we have a motion, please? >> i will move that. >> second. >> it's been moved and seconded to adjourn this meeting in honor and memory of teresa burke. the meeting is now adjourned. [gavel] >> >> >> frantic shoppers around you may be in need of a break from the festivities and have no fear i will count down the places that will add fun to the madness. if you're in good of a good laugh stop by for free comedy night and food and drink speciallies. come laugh the night away at 8:00 p.m. sharp. after that get your skate grove on in your finest black and white duds. join the godfather of skate and his party crew this thursday at the skate night. skate to the funk and rolear disco and say the words "i love skating" and get a discount at the door. maybe the star party is your cup of tea and socialize and get tips about the night sky and from san francisco's pictu
the future. and to show how brave rosa parks was, an incident that deeply affected her happened just a few months before. in the summer of 1955, the murder of emmett till, 14 year-old african-american boy, lived in chicago with his mother. and she wanted him out of the city for the summer. she sent him to be with his aunt and uncles and cousins of mississippi. one night, a white mob dragged him out of bed. they said -- his mother had taught him, and he was a starter, but when he stuttered he should whistle. he ended up in the bottom of the tallahatchie river. when his body was dredged up and sent back to chicago, his mother did something incredibly courageous. she said she wanted the casket open for the wage and the funeral. she wanted the world to see the ravages of racism, the brutality of bigotry. thousands streamed by his casket and saw. and then jet magazine, another black publication, had a photograph of his mutilated head, and they were actually published and they were seared into the history and consciousness of this country. she had something very important to teach the press of t
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